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Spiteful Acts in Co-parenting: How to Deal

I’m going to start this one with a scenario: It’s a Tuesday night. Your 4-year-old stepdaughter tells you for the hundredth time that she wants a haircut. She’s never had a haircut before. You and your husba...
Dear Husband Love Your Second Wife

Dear Husband. Love, Your Second Wife.

Dear Husband. Love, Your Second Wife. Dear Husband, You know me; writing is my ultimate source of relief. I do it with my heart in my hand, and I wonder if you will ever understand, even if it’s written lit...

Anxiety: A Stepmom’s Kryptonite

Tight chest. Lump in throat. Catastrophic thoughts. Worry. Nausea. Feelings of anger, sadness, confusion, frustration, all at once. Sound familiar? It does to me too. Everyone’s experience with anxiety, whet...

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Wrapping paper hack

My Blended Family Christmas Wrapping Paper Hack

Christmas is a big deal 'round these parts. It's Veterans Day, and I'm gearing up for tomorrow on Kohl's website taking full advantage of their best sale of the year (in my opinion). If you haven't already, you...

11 Things Parents Want to Tell Childfree Friends

Having children changes your entire life! Every aspect is altered, and your whole world is now focused on these little ones. Of course, that doesn't mean we stop caring about friends! It also doesn't mean we on...